(RNS) — American faith groups are just as divided as political parties — disagreeing about immigration policy, climate change and the future of the country, according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute. One thing they do agree on is that they wish President Trump would act more presidential.
(RNS) — An anti-abortion Democrat who is unafraid of faith issues could lure enough evangelicals and turn some key Southern swing states — if the party's secular base will let them.
(RNS) — American Catholics are almost evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats, which means the church can either self-destruct or bridge the partisan divide.
(RNS) — If young people are the future of the church, it’s hard to see how both white Catholics and white evangelicals can effectively reach out to the younger generations when their politics become further and further polarized.
(RNS) — A common rebuttal to stats showing the loyalty of Trump's base is that these voters are EINOs (Evangelicals in Name Only). A new Pew report tells a different story.
At least for now.
At the beginning of the year, the Washington Post asked Jerry Falwell, Jr. whether there was anything Donald Trump could do that would endanger his support among evangelical leaders.
A shrinking God Gap and a decline in worship attendance are the keys.
(RNS) – Unlike other religious groups, they believe the country is headed in the right direction.
(RNS) — Eighty-one percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, but why? Especially when there were three experienced evangelical candidates in the primary season? Historian John Fea traces a legacy of fear, power, and nostalgia among white evangelical voters.
It's other white religious folks too.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — Fans are eager to hear straight talk from a man who professes Christianity but criticizes the church and its leaders for their hypocrisy or silence in the face of today’s injustices.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — RNS interviews with key participants suggest that a cadre of conservative Christian religious leaders has the ear of the politically powerful on matters of national priority.
(RNS) We asked the Rev. David Gushee, a prominent Christian ethicist, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
(RNS) — And the president himself tops the list of religion newsmakers of the year — despite his lack of church attendance and biblical literacy.
Even they have their doubts about Roy Moore
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